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Truth is always beneficial

Buddhism makes a very strong statement that If something is harmful, even if it is factual, it is not true. Truth is always beneficial. Even if you can prove it in so many ways… Truth is related to Ultimate Purpose, … Continue reading

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You can develop the right attitude…

“You can develop the right attitude toward others if you have kindness, love, and respect for them, and a clear realization of the oneness of all human beings.” — Insights from the Dalai Lama

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If you want others to be happy, practice compassion

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” — Insights from the Dalai Lama

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If one’s life is simple…

“If one’s life is simple, contentment has to come. Simplicity is extremely important for happiness. Having few desires, feeling satisfied with what you have, is very vital: satisfaction with just enough food, clothing, and shelter to protect yourself from the … Continue reading

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If the mind is tranquil

“If the mind is tranquil and occupied with positive thoughts, the body will not easily fall prey to disease.” — Insights from the Dalai Lama

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The importance of lineage

I find it curious how teachers all over the world are telling us we don’t need a guru. That there is no need for this ‘dated’ belief system. They say that all you need to do is to listen to … Continue reading

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If we had to make a choice

“If we had to make a choice between outer pleasure, comfort and peace, and inner freedom and ultimate happiness, we should choose inner peace. If we could find that within, then the outer would take care of itself.” –Dilgo Khyentse … Continue reading

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